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1. (noun) feather plume, treasure.
Kātahi te tamāhine ka tahuri ki te tātai i a ia, nā ka heru i a ia, nā ka rākei i a ia ki ōna kaitaka, ka tia hoki i tōna māhunga ki te raukura - ko ngā raukura he huia, he kōtuku, he toroa, ka oti (NM 1928:198). / Then the daughter set about adorning herself, placing a comb in her hair, dressing herself in fine kaitaka cloaks, and placing feather plumes in her hair - feather plumes of huia, white heron and albatross feathers, and then she was finished.
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1. (noun) grey mullet, Mugil cephalus - an olive-grey fish, silvery grey to white below. Thick, long body with a broad head and snout. Found in coastal and estuarine waters of the North Island, but this name used specifically for grey mullet caught in fresh water.
1. (personal noun) Poll - name given to Tohu Kākahi's followers because they would not wear the raukura of albatross feathers that Te Whiti o Rongomai's followers wear so were likened to cattle that had been polled, or dehorned.
Ko te ingoa o ngā pononga a Tohu ko ngā Pore (he kau kua tangohia ngā pīhi) nā te mea kāore rātou e mau i te raukura toroa (TTR 1994:183). / Tohu's followers became known as Pore (polled, or dehorned cattle), because they would not wear the raukura (white albatross feather emblem).